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Consider the 57 N weight held by two cables
shown below. The left-hand cable is horizon-
tal.
57 N
52
a) What is the tension in the cable slanted
at an angle of 52?
Answer in units of N

  • physics -

    T2=mg/sin52 =57/0.788=72.3 N
    T1 = T2cos52=72.3•0.616= 44.5 N

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